[ltp] Trouble starting X-server (TP 760ED)

Allen H. Cogbill linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Wed, 22 Dec 1999 13:19:24 -0700 (MST)

On Wed, 22 Dec 1999 12:50:00 -0600, Joshua Jore wrote:

>You'll want to share your um... /etc/X11/XF86Config file - the pointer section.
>I assume the device being used is /dev/mouse but it's good to see the text. You
>might try using the device /dev/psaux instead of /dev/mouse or make sure you're
>linking correctly from /dev/mouse to /dev/psaux.

The Pointer Section is simply

Protocol "PS/2"
Device "/dev/mouse"

Now, /dev/mouse is a link to /dev/psaux (/dev/psaux is a 'real' file).
Hence. it shouldn't matter. And, changing the XF86Config file to
use a device named "/dev/psaux" doesn't help, as expected.

Thanks, anyway.

Allen Cogbill

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